Important Additional InformationOn June 3, 2013, VIVUS filed a definitive proxy statement and GOLD proxy card with the SEC in connection with the solicitation of proxies for its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. VIVUS intends to file with the SEC a supplement to such definitive proxy statement. Stockholders are strongly advised to read VIVUS's 2013 proxy statement, and the forthcoming supplement thereto, because they contain important information. Stockholders may obtain a free copy of the 2013 proxy statement, the forthcoming supplement thereto, and other documents that the Company files with the SEC from the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or VIVUS's website at www.vivus.com .
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